The World According to Garp by John Irving

The story deals with the life of T. S. Garp. His mother, Jenny Fields, is a strong-willed nurse who wants a child but not a husband. She encounters a dying ball turret gunner known only as Technica...

The 215th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 18th on The 100 Favorite Novels of Librarians (Bookman.com)
  2. - 34th on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  3. - 37th on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  4. - 38th on Koen Book Distributors Top 100 Books of the Past Century (themodernnovel.com)
  5. - Världsbiblioteket (The World Library) (Tidningen Boken)
  6. - National Book Award - Fiction (National Book Foundation)
  7. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (USA))
  8. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The World According to Garp (Modern Library) Hardcover 177555 $11.42 $0.96 1998
The World According to Garp Audio CD 1684872 $264.89 $21.01 2005
The World According to Garp Mass Market Paperback 1898310 $1.24 2
Garp Und Wie Er Die Welt Sah (German Edition) Paperback 5858482 $6.99 $1.93 1998
The World According to Garp By John Irving Hardcover 1180670 $95.00 $17.95 1978
The World According to Garp Mass Market Paperback 2809129 $12.00 $0.01
The World According to Garp (Ballantine Reader's Circle) Paperback 293393 $5.87 $0.01 1997
World According to Garp Paperback 1543412 $6.33 $0.01
El Mundo Segun Garp / The World According to Garp (Spanish Edition) Paperback 11470468 $24.94 $13.99
El Mundo Segun Garp / The World According to Garp (Spanish Edition) Paperback 11503074 $14.95
El Mundo Segun Garp / The World According to Garp (Spanish Edition) Paperback 4381534 $74.88 $15.00 2002
The World According to Garp (Chinese Edition) Paperback 11483372 $465.51 $202.00 2008
The World According to Garp Mass Market Paperback 37285 $4.00 $0.25 1990